LGBT HealthLink Conference Commentary: Not So Straight

by Jenna Wintemberg, MPH What: Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Conference Where: Philadelphia, February 25 to 28, 2015   The Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) conference in Philadelphia is the one I look forward the most each year, where the leading researchers in tobacco control come together to share their research.Continue reading “LGBT HealthLink Conference Commentary: Not So Straight”

“If we are not counted, we don’t exist”

by Alex Iantaffi, Guest Blogger Reporting on The 8th National LGBT Health Equity Summit (Kansas City, MO) One of the threads throughout the Summit was the importance of being visible in policy, research and practice. While introducing the MPOWERED document in the Opening Plenary, Dr. Francisco Butching highlighted why monitoring is so important by reminding usContinue reading ““If we are not counted, we don’t exist””

LGBQQ Youths Wanted: For Online Health Behavior Survey

by John Blosnich, guest blogger Greetings, A research study funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the West Virginia University (WVU) Department of Community Medicine seeks participants to complete an online survey about sexual orientation, health behaviors and life experiences.  We are looking for people who: •     Are between 18-24 years ofContinue reading “LGBQQ Youths Wanted: For Online Health Behavior Survey”